Dimapur, May 15 (EMN): Dimapur police have arrested 11 persons from different locations in the past one week on charges of extortion, possession of contraband drugs and illegal sale of pre-activated Sim cards and arms. Additional Commissioner of Police stated that cases have been registered and investigation in on.
Extortion: On May 7, Dimapur Police apprehended one person namely Athingbo Zeliang (36) of New Jalukie village for collecting illegal tax in the name of NNC-Parent Body from the business community at New Market area, Dimapur.
Police recovered authorisation letter of NNC (PB), demand slips, and two booklets of writing pad from his possession. Case in this connection has been registered at East PS.
On May 9, Dimapur Police apprehended one person namely Kihoshe Yeptho at Green Park, 5th Mile area, while extorting from the meat butchers. Police recovered cash of INR 11,150 from his possession. Case in this connection has been registered at Diphupar PS.
On May 14, Dimapur police also apprehended two persons namely Phutolu Muru (20) of Khukishe village in Zunheboto district, and Holo Aye (19) Yehemi village under Suruhuto Police Station in Zunheboto district, for extorting illegal tax in the name of NSCN (U) from pick-up drivers carrying poultry feeds from Burma camp area. Both are resident of Sunrise Colony, Burma Camp, Dimapur.
Police recovered cash of INR 650 from their possession. Case in this connection has been registered at East PS.
Contraband drugs: On May 10, Dimapur police arrested one person namely Amerander Kumar Pandey from Hotel Senti and recovered 1560 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon and 300 tablets of Nitrosun from his possession. Accordingly, a case has been registered at East PS.
On same day, GRPS personnel intercepted one person namely Abhujit Dey (21) Netaji village under Lumding police station in Hojai district, Assam, for possession 10 kgs (approx) of Ganja. Case in this connection has been registered at GRPS.
On May 13, Dimapur police apprehended one person namely James Lotha (39) of Baghty Osa Khel, Montfort Road under Bhandari police station in Wokha district for possession 135 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon and 87 tablets of Nitrosun. He was arrested from Blue Hill Station area. Case in this connection has been registered at East PS.
Sim Cards: On May 9, Dimapur police apprehended two persons for illegally selling of pre-activated Sim cards from Blue Hill station area.
They were identified as Aliyanger Ponger (30) Moayimti village in Mokokchung disrtrict and resident of Aoyimsen Lingrijan, Dimapur, and Aboto Assumi (32) of Achikuchu village under Aghunato police station in Zunheboto district and resident of High School Colony, Purana Bazaar, Dimapur.
Police recovered 22 Airtel Sim Cards, two Vodafone Sim Cards, and two Idea pre-activated Sim cards from their possession. Case in this connection has been registered at East PS.
Arms: On May 14, Dimapur police arrested two persons namely Randhir Kumar Singh (44) of Maudha Chatur village in Bihar and resident of Ram Janaki Thakurbari, and Raju Kumar Sahni Narratpur of village in Bihar and resident of Ram Janaki area for grievously injuring one person namely Sunil Kumar (19 ) in Thakurbari area.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was a bystander during a scuffle between the two arrested persons when he received a gunshot injury in the abdomen. Police recovered licensed .32 pistol along with four live rounds and one empty case. Case in this connection has been registered at Sub-Urban PS.